Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for Sunday, Jan. 12


Here are the Oaklawn picks from handicapper Charlie Cooper for races on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

Best Bet: Race 5 Duvali 2-1-0-0

Best Longshot Race: 9 Keepinonestepahead 2-1-0-0

No. Horse; Jockey; Comments for Top 4; Odds

Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; 3 YO and Up

7 Roberto Gato; Court; Drops in to win; 5-2

3 Sammy’s Bandit; Ocampo; Missed a check twice; 7-2

2 Shanghai Red; Homeister; Very game both dirt starts; 3-1

1 Red Moon Rising; Arroyo; Switches to capable barn; 10-1

5 Lion of Lone Oak; Berry; 6-1

4 Horse Feldhaus; Birzer; 5-1

6 Storming Senor; Canchari; 8-1

Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,500: Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and up

8 Beautiful Rainbows; Loveberry; Hard knocking Arky bred; 3-1

11 Future Prize; Santana; Very game vs. open company; 8-1

9 Wild Eyed Kendal; Canchari; Speedster loves track and distance; 4-1

2 Diamond Creek; Quinonez; Winning rider back aboard; 12-1

6 Paris Luc; Corbett; 20-1

5 Pina Florada; Thompson; 2-1

7 Stormin K J; McKee; 12-1

1 Afleet Wind; Wethey; 20-1

10 Portobellos Jewel; Laviolette; 20-1

4 Faith Rising; Mello; 15-1

3 Rebecca’s Bull; Quinonez; 20-1

Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,500; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and up

7 Jesse’s Giacomo; Arroyo; Steady moneymaker; 9-5

3 T Jays Affair; Court; Very game in Nebraska Stake races; 6-1

6 Maybelle Slew; Mello; 13 time winner runs well fresh; 7-2

1 Jess N Nat; Thompson; Will try to wire them; 5-2

4 Dancingovertheline; Canchari; 5-1

5 J Gray; Rose; 15-1

2 Miss Ziggy; McKee; 15-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,000; 4 YO and up

1 Italian Monarch; Martinez; No excuses this level; 5-2

12 Sacredspirit; Quinonez; Back to winning track; 8-1

9 Goodnight Diva; Thompson; Has shown speed and can close; 8-1

11 Celina Diamond; Birzer; Good works for return; 20-1

8 Theycallmeawesome; Mello; 4-1

5 Sea of Change; Homeister; 10-1

4 Telegraph Hill; Borel; 7-2

7 Booster Rocket; Court; 20-1

6 Basone; Loveberry; 12-1

3 Poipu Beach; Joubert; 30-1

10 Energy’s Pride; Laviolette; 30-1

2 Heavy Source; Halliday; 30-1

Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $17,000; 3 YO and up

2 Duvali; Arroyo; Graduation day; 8-5

1 Blue Away; Martinez; Completes the exacta; 9-2

5 Mission Ready; Torres; Stalked in debut, showed speed in last; 5-1

6 Another Afleet; Borel; Could turn it around with blinkers on; 4-1

4 Rulers Pet; Mello; 10-1

7 Blockout; Canchari; 8-1

8 Nearly Was Mine; Corbett; 15-1

3 Aledo Bling; Quinonez; 10-1

Race 6: 6 Furlong; Allowance; Purse $56,000; 3 YO

10 Ride on Curlin; Borel; Very game in top graded races; 3-2

1 Rivers Run Deep; Arroyo; Better than last; 2-1

1a Guns Loaded; Arroyo; Should love the cutback to sprint; 2-1

5 Legend Forever; Thompson; Exits competitive race, with 3 Oaklawn bullets; 6-1

8 Quick Dagger; Corbett; 12-1

9 I See Back; Quinonez; 12-1

6 Stewie Little; Berry; 15-1

7 Gun Roar; Santana; 12-1

4 Wargamer; Laviolette; 30-1

3 Compendium; Quinonez; 20-1

2 Smiling Charlie; Canchari; 20-1

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $55,000; Fillies; 3 YO

2 Tapiteao; Hill; The one to beat; 2-1

1 Grace of the Nile; Castanon; Game while having tons of trouble in debut; 7-2

6 Cowgirl in Love; Canchari; Finished 2nd all 4 starts, adds blinkers; 4-1

5 Fancy Ticket; Berry; Could be a factor late; 8-1

8 Piper Jade; Thompson; 5-1

4 Country Woman; Ocampo; 15-1

7 Fredette; Torres; 8-1

3 Cha Cha Ridge; Birzer; 12-1

Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $57,500; Fillies & Mares; 4 YO and up

4 Apropos; Santana; Ran career best at Oaklawn; 3-2

7 Delightful Magic; Da Silva; Good barn shows bullet for Oaklawn debut; 4-1

5 Chortle; Ocampo; Shows bullets and runs well fresh; 6-1

1 Sassy Kiss; Torres; Has never missed a check; 4-1

2 Denali Dreamscape; Birzer; 12-1

3 Amie’s Dini; Hill; 9-2

6 All About Allie; Berry; 15-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,000; 4 YO and Up

6 Keepinonestepahead; Joubert; Runs them down late; 6-1

10 Signature Even; Court; Better than last, blinkers off; 20-1

1 Gallant Gent; Arroyo; Drops to lowest level ever for good barn; 3-1

8 Bullzaboy; Ocampo; Steady checkmaker, likes track & distance; 5-2

1a Lucky A. C.; Arroyo; 3-1

2 The Flying Whizzer; Berry; 6-1

3 Hesaprivate; Santana; 12-1

4 Whistlin Sam; Hill; 15-1

5 Zellers; Canchari; 12-1

7 Prince Larry; Castanon; 5-1

9 Drasco; Hernandez; 20-1

Stats

Saturday Meet

Winners on Top

3/9

5/18

Winners in Top 4 Selections

8/9

17/18

Exactas in Top 4 Selections

5/9

9/18

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections

0/9

1/18